Thursday, October 23, 2014
GRAMMAR GEEK TIP: QUOTES OR ITALICS FOR TITLES?
Titles of books, newspapers, and magazines should be italicized.
I heard that the book The Lovely Bones is fascinating.
The astronaut had a subscription to the newspaper Kansas City Daily.
Marsha likes the magazine Dog Fancy because it has cute photos.
Titles of movies, television shows, radio programs, and plays should be italicized.
The gardener’s favorite movie is the documentary Plants are Awesome.
The scientist watches the television show World’s Weirdest Germs every Tuesday night.
Sally’s mom loved listening to the radio show Stuff Old People Like.
The little girl’s favorite play was Cute, Fuzzy Animals in the Forest.
Titles of articles in newspapers or magazines and chapter titles in books should be in quotation marks.
Did you read the article “Fun with Flesh-Eating Bacteria” in the magazine?
My favorite chapter in the book was “Germs are Gross.”
Titles of poems and songs should be in quotation marks.
In high school, Sally wrote a poem called “David Is Cute.”
She also wrote a song called “I Think I’m in Love with David.”